Abstract: This study attempts to examine, the halal issue from a global viewpoint and underscore Malaysias potential of becoming an international halal hub. The main objective of this study is to elucidate the halal concept and its basics from the perspective of the Quran and Hadith. The second objective is to describe and appreciate the halal principle in a broader scope. Finally, this writing tries to lay emphasis on efforts which are needed to be carried out by the various parties in Malaysia towards establishing Malaysia in the ranks of the international halal network. The study employs a qualitative method to achieve the earlier objectives. The study finds that the concept of halal is not only restricted to food, as is widely understood by most but it encompasses various aspects of life and cuts across a broader spectrum. Certain measures are recommended to ensure the successful implementation of the halal concept recognized by the global community.
Ramli Awang, Roslan Abdul- Rahim, Kamaruzaman Yusoff, Badlishisham Mohd Nasir, Mohd Nasir Ripin, Zulkiflee Haron and Mansoureh Ebrahimi, 2014. Halal Epistemology from a Global Perspective. The Social Sciences, 9: 375-378.